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whether it is the cairo speech he delivered in 2009 or your repeated at important declarations on prevention of the iranian nuclear capability, actions matter most. do not mistake the former for the latter. i have to step out of my role for a moment because as an historian, today is the anniversary of my favorite ever presidential statement on the middle east. 70 years ago today, president franklin delano roosevelt issued the following statement to the peoples of the middle east -- imagine a president saying this -- "praise be done to you under god the compassionate and made the blessing of god be upon you. this is a great deal for you because behold, we, the american holy warriors have arrived. we have come here to fight the great jihad of freedom. we have come to set you free. today is the 70th anniversary of the landing on north africa. imagine an american president praising the great jihad of american freedom. we don't remember that because of words matter so much less than actions. all right, if those are three broad lessons, what are the three most urgent issues of your a
transpired in cairo. as a consequence of the video. >> yes, they were killed in the course of a terrorist attack on our embassy. >> the natural protests that arose because of the outrage over the video were used as an excuse by extremists to see if they can also directly harm u.s. interests. >> chris: i'm asking you personally, not as the committee as a whole, how do you explain these shifting stories? and the president continuing to talk about the video after the head of the counterterrorism center said that it was a terror attack. and do you think, do you think it had anything to do with politics in the middle of a presidential campaign? >> i don't think it had anything to do with politics. i do think it had something to do with our assessment. my view is simple and very direct. the minute you know mortars are used, or rpgs are used, it's either a terrorist attack or a military attack. those are the only two things it could be. what is a terrorist? a terrorist isn't necessarily all one thing. a terrorist uses the attack as a vehicle. we all know that now. therefore, it's pretty clear th
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